You will require this licence if you intend to carve or decorate emu eggs. The Emu Egg Class of Biodiversity Conservation Licence allows you to:
- acquire infertile or blown emu eggs from emu farms, fauna parks or zoos (i.e. captive sources only)
- carve or decorate captive-sourced eggs
- sell your carved or decorated eggs.
It is illegal to collect emu eggs from the wild. You can only acquire emu eggs from captive sources such has emu farms, fauna parks and zoos.
You do not need a licence to buy carved or decorated emu eggs.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information